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'''Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo''' Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire|KBE (;[http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/borges Borges profile]. ''Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary''; accessed 1 April 2016. ; 24 August 1899 – 14 June 1986) was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish literature|Spanish-language literature. His best-known books, ''Ficciones'' (''Fictions'') and ''The Aleph (short story collection)|El Aleph'' (''The Aleph''), published in the 1940s, are compilations of short stories interconnected by common themes, including dreams, labyrinths, libraries, mirrors, fictional writers, philosophy, and religion.* Borges' works have contributed to philosophical literature and the fantasy genre. Critic Ángel Flores, the first to use the term magical realism to define a genre that reacted against the...
LanguageSpanish language|Spanish
Birth nameJorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo
Birth date{{birth date|df=yes|1899|8|24}}
Birth placeBuenos Aires, Argentina
Death date{{death date and age|df=yes|1986|6|14|1899|8|24}}
Death placeGeneva, Switzerland
OccupationWriter, poet, philosopher, translator, editor, critic, librarian
NationalityArgentine
SignatureJorge Luis Borges firma.svg
RelativesLeonor Acevedo Suarez (mother)
Norah Borges (sister)}}
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